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Presenter: Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Cheyenne, WY

Little America Hotel
2800 West Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Phone: 307-775-8400

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm


Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code

   History of the International Residential Code (IRC)
   Adoption and enforcement of International Residential Code
   Recent and anticipated Code amendments
   Future of the Code


Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)

   Definitions
   Alternative provisions and design criteria
   Wind effects and protection of openings
   Seismic provisions
   Story height and live loads 
   Snow loads
   Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
   Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
   Ceiling heights
   Glazing
   Garages and carports
   Ingress, egress and stairways
   Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
   Foam plastic
   Wood and wood-based products 
   Accessibility
   Floods, storms and drainage
   Soils and foundations
   Framing and fastening
   Walls and wall covering 
   Roof/ceiling construction
   Roof assemblies 
   Fireplaces and chimneys


Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)

   Compliance 
   Building thermal envelope
   Climate classifications
   Permanent energy certificate
   Insulation and fenestration
   Building systems
   Lighting


Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems

   Appliance installation and exhaust systems
   Ventilation 
   Hydronic systems
   Fuel gas systems and appliances
   Plumbing fixtures 
   Drains
   Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
   Fire sprinkler systems
   Electrical system grounding
   Intersystem bonding termination
   Overcurrent devices 
   Electrical outlets
   Luminaires 
   Pools, spas and hot tubs

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Wyoming CPC Units
     6.5 PDHs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours (CEHs) to architects and 6.5 CPC Units/PDHs to engineers in all states, except Florida architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Wyoming.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to do so, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The International Code Council has approved this activity for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar also offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for course approval.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP

Fellow Member of NAFE, Owner, SBSA, Inc., Golden, CO

Mr. Fronapfel holds a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering and a master of science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in forensic and structural engineering. He is a board certified building inspection engineer through the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers and a fellow member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. In addition, Mr. Fronapfel is a level 2 thermographer and a level 2 post tension examiner. He is certified by the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors and is a third party Exterior Design Institute inspector. He teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver in the Burn’s School of Real Estate and Construction Management. Courses include Estimating, Project Management and Control, Sustainability in Construction, Residential Construction Systems and Environmental Systems and MEP. His work experience encompasses geohydraulic engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, civil and structural engineering for new development, warranty work, property claim support, repair and rehabilitation design. Mr. Fronapfel’s building science work includes interior ventilation control; HVAC sizing verifications, and analysis; and moisture management systems for attics, crawlspaces and basements for residential and commercial structures. He has additional background in masonry, stucco, EIFS,and many components used for cladding buildings from foundation systems to roofing systems. Mr. Fronapfel’s experience includes over 450 deposition testimonies and over 55 trial testimonies, as well as hundreds of mediations and arbitrations. He is a registered engineer in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming. Mr. Fronapfel holds active memberships in many professional organizations including RCI, AIA, NSPE, CABO, RESNET and others. He is a published writer in The Journal of RCI, The Forensic Engineering Task Force, The Investigative Engineer, The I-ENG-A Report, Colorado Claims Guide, Building Integration Solutions, Construction Accounting and Taxation, and The Journal of Forensic Engineering.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: International Residential Code 2018

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines International Residential Code provisions for building planning, shell construction, energy efficiency, and mechanical, fuel, plumbing and electrical systems.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and explain changes contained in the International Residential Code 2018.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for building planning and shell construction (Chapters 2-10).

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for building energy efficiency (Chapter 11).

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for mechanical, fuel, plumbing and electrical systems.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction, and building code compliance.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/18/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.